Health and Safety Concerns Over U.S. Imports of Chinese Products: An Overview

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China is a major source of U.S. imports of consumer products (such as toys) and an increasingly important supplier of various food products. Reports of unsafe seafood, pet food, toys, tires, and other products imported from China over the past year or so have raised concern in the United States over the health, safety, and quality of imported Chinese products. This report provides an overview of this issue and implications for U.S.-China trade relations.

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Morrison, Wayne M. May 8, 2008.

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China is a major source of U.S. imports of consumer products (such as toys) and an increasingly important supplier of various food products. Reports of unsafe seafood, pet food, toys, tires, and other products imported from China over the past year or so have raised concern in the United States over the health, safety, and quality of imported Chinese products. This report provides an overview of this issue and implications for U.S.-China trade relations.

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  • May 8, 2008

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Morrison, Wayne M. Health and Safety Concerns Over U.S. Imports of Chinese Products: An Overview, report, May 8, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs10711/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.